Updated: 1/2016

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Costume Design

2015 A Grand Night for Singing

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Justin Amellio
2015 The Understudy

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Anna Kurtz
2015 Smokey Joe's Cafe

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre; Holland, MI

Dir. Fred Tessler
2015 The Medora Musical (Co-Design)

Stage West Productions; Minneapolis, MN (Medora, ND)

Dir. Curt Wollan; Co-Design: Katrina Bennedict
2015 The Master Builder (Tour)

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Lee Gundersheimer
2015 Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Dan Blevins
2014 2 Pianos 4 Hands (2nd remount)

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Tom Frey
2014 A Christmas Carol

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Justin Amellio
2014 Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)!

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Scott Dixon
2014 Execution of Justice

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Randy Colborn
2014 Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Cortland Repertory Theatre; Cortland, NY

Dir. Brian Swasey
2014 Making God Laugh

Cortland Repertory Theatre; Cortland, NY

Dir. Jim Bumgardner
2014 The Matchmaker

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre; Holland, MI

Dir. John K.V. Tammi
2014 Arsenic and Old Lace

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Todd Peterson
2014 Kiss Me, Kate

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Justin Amellio
2014 A Midsummer Nights Dream (Co-Design - Childrens Version)

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Jeremy Weyer
2013 A Christmas Carol

Citadel Theatre Company; Lake Forest, IL

Dir. Shifra Werch
2013 King Lear

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Randy Colborn
2013 Pippin

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Justin Amellio
2013 La Cage aux Folles

Phoenix Theatre; Phoenix, AZ

Dir. Michael Barnard
2012 2 Pianos 4 Hands (remount)

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Tom Frey
2012 Swan Lake (Ballet)

Indiana Univerisity South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Carolynn Hine-Johnson
2012 SMASH

Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN

Dir. Randy Colborn
2011 Always and Forever (remount)

Illusion Theater; Minneapolis, MN

Dir. Richard D. Thompson
2011 Soul of Gershwin

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Peter Moore
2011 Hot Chocolate

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Austene Van
2011 A Civil War Christmas

History Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Austene Van
2011 Bat Boy: The Musical

Minneapolis Musical Theatre; Minneapolis, MN

Dir. Steven Meerdink
2011 The Spitfire Grill

Phoenix Theatre; Phoenix, AZ

Dir. Brad Carroll

2011 Little Shop of Horrors

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Hal Cropp
2011 Opus

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Mary M. Finnerty

2011 Nine

Phoenix Theatre; Phoenix, AZ

Dir. Michael Barnard
2011 Bare

Minneapolis Musical Theatre; Minneapolis, MN

Dir. Steven Meerdink

2011 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

St. Mary's University of Minnesota; Winona, MN

Dir. Gary Diomandes
2011 The Odyssey

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Richard Cook

2010 2 Pianos 4 Hands

Park Square Theatre; St. Paul, MN

Dir. Tom Frey
2010 Angles in America: Millennium Approaches

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI

Dir. F. Reed Brown
2010 Little Women

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Hal Cropp
2010 An Ideal Husband (transfer)

Great Lakes Theater Festival; Cleveland, OH

Dir. Sari Ketter
2010 Always and Forever

Illusion Theater; Minneapolis, MN

Dir. Richard D. Thompson
2010 An Ideal Husband

Idaho Shakespeare Festival; Boise, ID

Dir. Sari Ketter
2009 1940's Radio Hour

Commonweal Theatre Company; Lanesboro, MN

Dir. Carl Lindberg
2009 The Crucible

St. Mary's University of Minnesota; Winona, MN

Dir. Larry Gorrell
2009 Guys and Dolls

Anoka High School; Anoka, MN

Dir. Matthew McNabb
2009 Les Miserables (school edition) in Concert

Anoka Theatre; Anoka, MN

Dir. Matthew McNabb
2009 I Love Tomorrow

Time Track Productions
Barbara Barker Center, Minneapolis, MN
Dance Theatre Workshop, New York, NY

Cho. Paula Mann
2009 Is There a Doctor in the House? Minnesota Centennial Showboat; St. Paul, MN Dir. Kenneth Noel Mitchell
2009 Gusano Gozando University of Minnesota/ University Dance Theatre Cho. Max Pollak
2008 Hay Fever Guthrie Theater BFA/ University of Minnesota Dir. Sari Ketter
2008 Peace Crimes History Theatre/ University of Minnesota Dir. Ron Peluso
2008 Henry IV part I Experimental Theatre, University of Minnesota Dir. Grant Chapman
2007 Postcards from Earth Dowling Studio, Guthrie Theater; Minneapolis, MN Dir. Marcela Lorca

2007

The Pope and the Witch University of Minnesota Dir. Robert Rosen
2003 The World Goes Round Hope Summer Repertory Theatre; Holland, MI Dir. Fred Tessler
2003 Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Hope Summer Repertory Theatre; Holland, MI Dir. James Saba
2001 Chorus Line Western Michigan University Dir. Todd Neal
2000 Beauty and the Beast Timberlake Playhouse; Mt. Carroll, IL Dir. John Knight
2000 Hansel and Gretel Go Cajun Timberlake Playhouse; Mt. Carroll, IL Dir. Brad Lyons
2000 Antigone Western Michigan University Dir. Pat Daniels

Related Experience

2012 - Assistant Professor of Costume Design Indiana University South Bend South Bend, IN  
2014 Assistant Costume Designer The Medora Musical Stage West Entertainment; Minneapolis, MN (Medora, ND) Des. Katrina Benedict
2010 Assistant Costume Designer Romeo and Juliet The Acting Company; New York, NY (oversee remount) Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2010 Research Assistant A Christmas Carol The Guthrie Theater; Minneapolis, MN Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2010 Assistant to the Costume Designer Romeo and Juliet The Acting Company/ Guthrie Theater; Minneapolis, MN Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2009 Associate Costume Designer The Full Monty Theater Latte Da; Minneapolis, MN Des: Katherine B Kohl
2008 Costume Re-Design Set and Reset/Reset University of Minnesota Original Des. Robert Rauschenberg
2007 Costume Re-Design Inspecting Carol University of Minnesota Original Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2007 Assistant to the Costume Designer Cyrano De Bergerac Milwaukee Repertory Theater; Milwaukee, WI Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2006 Assistant Costume Designer Inspecting Carol University of Minnesota Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2004 Designer (Coordinator, Rentals) Costume World Inc.; Pittsburgh, PA  
2000 Assistant Costume Designer City of Angels, Jest a Second, Triumph of Love, The King and I Timberlake Playhouse; Mt. Carroll, IL Des. Sarah Ausberger

Costume Technology

2013 Costume Crafts Supervisor, Swan Song (Film) Film Acres; La Porte, IN Des. Richard E. Donnelly
2012 Costume Shop Supervisor Stages St. Louis; St. Louis, MO  
2010 - 2011 Costume Shop Supervisor University of Wisconsin Eau Claire  
2010 Over hire Stitche; Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis, MN   Mgr. Erica Burds
2010 Freelance Stitcher; Jungle Theater; Minneapolis, MN The Mystery of Irma Vep Des. Mathew J. LeFebvre
2010 Freelance Draper, Drury Lane Theatre; Oakbrook Terrace, IL Funny Girl Des. Elizabeth Flauto
2006-2009 Graduate TA/Draper, University of Minnesota The Crucible, The Wiz, Set and Reset/Reset Master and Margerita, Dolls House, Hedda Gabler, University Dance Theatre, The Arabian Nights, Night Train to Bolina, A Bright Room Called Day Mgr. Susan Binder-Pettigrew
2008 Draper, Barrington Stage Company; Pittsfield, MA The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Violet Hour, Private Lives, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, My Scary Girl Mgr. Renee M. Bell
2007, 2008 Draper, Minnesota Centennial Showboat; St. Paul, MN The Count of Monte Christo, Sherlock's Last Case Mgr. Susan Binder-Pettigrew
2005 First Hand, Feld Entertainment, Inc.; Palmetto, FL Disney on Ice/ Disney live Mgr. Chris Glasgow
2004 First Hand, Feld Entertainment, Inc.; Palmetto, FL 135th Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Mgr. Jan Casendick
2003 Technician, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre; Holland, MI Guys and Dolls, Game of Love and Chance, Cane Mutiny Court-Marshal, Once Upon a Mattress Mgr. Carrmen Wrenn
1999 Costume Shop Assistant, Western Michigan University The Imaginary Invalid, Native Son, Children of Eden, Hay Fever Mgr. Kathleen MacKenzie

Wardrobe

2010 Wardrobe Supervisor Romeo and Juliet, The Acting Company/ Guthrie Theater, Tour US
2006 Wardrobe Supervisor Disney/ Pixar's Monsters Inc. on Ice, Disney on Ice/ Feld Entertainment Inc., Tour US, Puerto Rico, Panama, Venezuela
2005-2006 Assistant Wardrobe 100 Years of Disney Magic, Disney on Ice/ Feld Entertainment, Inc., Tour US/Canada
2005 Assistant Wardrobe Disney/ Pixar's Finding Nemo on Ice, Disney on Ice/ Feld Entertainment, Inc., Tour US

Education

University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN
2009; MFA Costume Design and Technology

Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI
2002; Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

 

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